So you've read news features on vexel art and vector art... you've seen a few Daily Deviations under the vexel or vector art category... you've even started to become a fan of the art form, now you want to take that leap into actually creating it yourself!
Well it's a good job you're reading this article as I'm about to give you some advice on how easy it is to get into this art form and how enjoyable it can be... even addictive!
First thing you have to understand is that vexel and vector art are not a STYLE. It's a common misconception that these categories are a style when infact they are just the medium. Specificially with vectors, it may look like an airbrushed piece, but infact it's vector meshes!
Without going into theory work, vexels and vectors are based upon the same production techniques however the main and significant difference between the mediums are that vexels are based on raster (pixel) layers and vectors are based on vector layers. This means a vec